Daniel D. Bradlow is a professor of law and director of the International Legal Studies Program at American University's Washington College of Law, and the SARCHI Professor of International Development Law and African Economic Relations at the University of Pretoria. He is also a Foreign Policy In Focus contributor.
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Tuesday, December 09, 2008
Charting a Progressive International Financial Agenda
The international financial crisis has shaken the self-confidence of the managers of the international financial system. Their frantic efforts to prop up the global financial system and stimulate national economies are noteworthy, not only for the magnitude of the funds they are throwing at the problem but also for demonstrating they don't seem to fully understand the system that they created. Their confusion is producing the best opportunity in 60 years to create a more socially and environmentally responsible international financial order.